MONTHLY ARCHIVES: November 2016

AEC officially terminates the 53 years Cuba ban for calling U.S.A.

Agriculture & Energy Carriers was the first vessel Operator to officially terminate the U.S. trading ban on vessels that previously had called Cuba, by successfully concluding a Charter of a Bulk Carrier that came open in Cuba after discharging and straight thereafter loaded the vessel in USA.

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MV Nalinee Naree discharged a full cargo of wheat in bulk in Santos under the AEC banner

AEC had the MV Nalinee Naree, a 33,843 dwat Bulk Carriers Built 2012, under Charter to perform a wheat cargo into Santos, Brazil.

So how does the shore grain unloaders really look and work?  Well, there are various systems. The ones employed at the 'Pacifico' terminal, now bought by Messrs Bunge, are the ones we call 'sucker'. Instead of discharging with grabs into shore hoppers, the suckers work similar to a large vacuum c...
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